Archive for September 17th, 2017

Teacher Accused Of Assaulting Student For Sitting During Pledge Of Allegiance

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

A school in eastern Michigan has placed a teacher on leave and launched an investigation after she allegedly “snatched” an 11-year-old student who sat during the Pledge of Allegiance. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Paris climate deal: Trump open to staying in, Tillerson says

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

The US secretary of state backs up reports Mr Trump may soften his stance on the climate pact. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Trump Holds High Holidays Conference Call With Select Jewish Leaders

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Despite being boycotted by key liberal Jewish organizations, President Donald Trump attempted to reach out to American Jews on Friday with a conference call to express wishes for the upcoming High Holy Days. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

St Louis police killing: Fresh protest breaks out in city

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Demonstrators rally for a second day after a white ex-officer is cleared of murdering a black suspect. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Obamacare repeal’s last gasp at '48 or 49 votes,' senator says

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

With a deadline approaching in the Senate, two Republican authors of a revised health care bill are pushing their plan and think they’re close to having the number of votes they need. But the bill faces long odds. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Paris climate deal: US denies it will stay in accord

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Reports say the US will no longer withdraw from the Paris deal or will change its approach. Read more BBC News – US & Canada